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HER Number:MDV29798
Name:Lower Dunstone Longhouse

Summary

House and shippon on different levels. The shippon end is still a shippon. When the thatch was replaced with a slate roof the top storey was raised. Lower Dunstone used to be called Tollix (or Tollick's).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 716 758
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NW/304

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LONGHOUSE (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Depicted on the Tithe Map. Lower Dunstone, field no 727, house, yard, etc pasture.


Beeson, M. M. R. + Masterman, M. C. H., 1979, An Archaeological Survey of Enclosed Land in Widecombe-In-The-Moor Parish, Vol II, 266 (Report - Survey). SDV337078.

(Visited 21/8/1979) House and shippon on different levels. The shippon end is still a shippon. When the thatch was replaced with a slate roof the top storey was raised. The sash windows on the top storey have recently been replaced. A leat runs in front of the house and there are some piggeries behind it. According to local information Lower Dunstone used to be called Tollix (or Tollick's). The name Tollick occurs in a parish register of Widecombe.
(For present day Lower Dunstone see MDV20776.)


Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV337078Report - Survey: Beeson, M. M. R. + Masterman, M. C. H.. 1979. An Archaeological Survey of Enclosed Land in Widecombe-In-The-Moor Parish. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Report. Vols I - V. A4 Comb Bound. Vol II, 266.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #86602 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV15968Part of: Lower Dunstone Farmstead, Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)
MDV7526Related to: Cross at Dunstone (Monument)
MDV29800Related to: Dunstone Manor, Widecombe in the Moor (Building)
MDV20776Related to: Lower Dunstone House / longhouse (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 26 2013 2:19PM